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Division of Learning Services

Brad Neuenswander

Deputy Commissioner

The Division of Learning Services assists the State Board of Education in leading the world in the success of each student. 

Division staff oversee all federal and statewide education and services in the areas of:  Teacher Licensure, Federal Title Programs, Career and Technical Education and School Accreditation.  In addition, the division oversees the state's assessed and non-assessed curriculum standards, the state assessments; and research, data analysis aand reporting requirements.  Staff all ensure compliance with all state and federal education legislation including the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Kansas Education Systems Accreditation (KESA).


DLS Vision Statement

The field sees us as ...

Partners serving to develop, lead, and support

the best learning experiences for Kansans.


DLS Mission

Empowering passionate professionals to

improve educational excellence!


Deputy Commissioner
Brad Neuenswander

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Theresa Cote

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